Knight Ganje, Zimbabwe
Knight Ganje is the founder of H&G Advertising Group – a Botswana-based advertising agency operating in many African countries, including Angola, Botswana, Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigerian, South Africa, and many others. It has 80 permanent employees and 600 temporary staff and turns over $38 million annually. Ganje dropped out of school to be an entrepreneur in Botswana, a foreign land. The 29-year-old entrepreneur also started out by sleeping in a tuck shop, which also served as his office.